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Trying a Construction Case: Pretrial Considerations and E-Discovery Issues



Content Partner:  Boston Bar Association
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Description:

Description:

This program will draw the experience of seasoned practitioners who have represented owners, general contractors, sureties, architects, engineers and subcontractors. They have tried both bench and jury cases in the courts of the Commonwealth, before the American Arbitration Association and other dispute resolution forums. 

The discussion will track issues from pretrial considerations through trial and conclude with an update on E-Discovery issues with the Navigant Consulting technology solutions team.

Agenda

PRETRIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    1. Forum Selection ¡V Arbitration or Litigation

a. Common contractual forum selection provisions
b. Jury or Bench?
c. Differences between Arbitration and Litigation (cost, discovery, appellate rights)
d. New AAA Construction Industry Rules for Arbitration (sliding scale fees, etc.)

    2. Pre-Judgment Remedies

a. Mechanic¡¦s Liens
b. Injunctive Relief, Attachments, Reach and Apply

    3. Discovery

a. Basic types of document requests/interrogatories
b. Spoliation Issues
c. Depositions
d. Use of experts for discovery

    4. Trial Preparation

a. Witness Identification
b. Witness Preparation
c. Evidence Preservation

    5. Trial

a. Exhibits ¡V Best Practices [Chaulks/Demonstrative Aids]
b. Experts
       i. When is it required?
       ii. Expert reports

E-DISCOVERY ISSUES IN CONSTRUCTION CASES

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):

* Litigation Section
* Construction Law Committee
*Real Estate Section

Speakers:

Hugh J. Gorman III
Moderator
Prince Lobel Tye LLP

John McNamara
Moderator
Domestoco, Lane & McNamara, LLP

Steven Collins
Navigant Consulting

Michael P. Sams
Kenney & Sams, P.C.

John P. Connelly
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP

Samuel M. Starr
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

Christopher C. Whitney
Little Medeiros Kinder Bulman & Whitney PC



Practice Areas: Construction Law, Discovery & E-Discovery, Real Estate Law, Trial Skills
Online Media Type: Video
Production Date: 06/26/2012 2:00 PM EDT
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 2 Hours, 30 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Speakers:
Michael P. Sams - Kenney & Sams, P.C.
Steven Collins - Navigant Consulting
John P. Connelly - Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
Christopher C. Whitney - Little Medeiros Kinder Bulman & Whitney PC
John J. McNamara - Moderator; Domestoco, Lane & McNamara LLP
Samuel M. Starr - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
Hugh Gorman - Moderator; Prince Lobel Tye LLP
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